06:00-01

p-Henry-industry

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=new jobs


A prominent new resident is coming to Southside Virginia.
Ohio based five-B's-- a family owned corporation-- is setting up shop.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Yesterday Governor George Allen helped welcome the nation's largest computerized embroidery firm to Henry County.
Five-B's plans to hire 500 people over the next two and a half years...and another 500 later on.
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SOT 1:01:41 596-43
IN Q=Whether you're

(( ))
SUPER=01-Todd Biles/5B'S President;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=WHOLE GAMMET 2nd ref.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


That's welcome news to the county, following a crushing blow last year when Dupont announced it's closing the nylon plant for good in 19-98.
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SOT 1:01:25
IN Q=

((JACK DALTON/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR:GETTING THE PART OF THE LARGEST COMPUTERIZED EMBROIDERY COMPANY IN THE WORLD IT'S A GREAT FEELING, TALK ABOUT A 1000 JOBS IN THE NEAR FUTURE, IT'S A GOOD DAY FOR HENRY COUNTY. ))
SUPER=01-Jack Dalton/Henry Co. Supervisor;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=Henry County.
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VO-NAT


Five-B's plans to begin operations next month, at the Beaver Creek Industrial Park.
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American-Airlines


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


American Airlines is bracing for a strike this weekend.
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VO-NAT


A company spokesman says the carrier is canceling overseas flights scheduled for tomorrow.
The airline's pilot union has set a Friday midnight strike deadline, and American is preparing, by making sure its planes are not overseas if the pilots walked out.
In Washington, President Clinton urged both sides to settle their dispute, but so far has stopped short of intervening.
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SOT
IN Q=

((CLINTON:THIS ISSUE HAS HUGE IMPLICATIONS FOR OUR COUNTRY AND IN PARTICULAR FOR SPECIFIC PARTS OF OUR COUNTRY. I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING IT VERY CLOSELY. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=it very closely.
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VO-NAT

Under the law - Mr. Clinton can block a strike while a Presidential Emergency Board investigates and recommends the terms of a settlement.
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hubble


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=shuttle


The space shuttle discovery linked up with the Hubble Space Telescope early this morning.
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VO-NAT


The telescope is now locked in the shuttle's cargo bay.
Astronauts used the shuttle's long robot arm to capture the 13 ton telescope.
Spacewalking astronauts will begin a 230 million upgrade on Hubble tonight.
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E-cell-phones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-11
GRAPHIC=Cell Phones


Drinking is not the only thing that can impede your driving ability.
A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine says talking on a phone while driving can be just as dangerous.
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VO-NAT

national video
The study concludes using a cell phone while driving quadruples the risk of an accident.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A manager for G-T-E Mobilnet says new customers receive notice about the hazards of cell phone usage when they sign up for a plan.
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SOT 21:12:34
IN Q=people have been

((JOHN RODMAN/GTE MOBILNET GENERAL MANAGER: PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DRIVING CARS FOR ALMOST 100 YEARS NOW, AND THERE ARE CERTAINLY OTHER DISTRACTIONS THAT FOLKS CAN FACE WHEN THEY'RE OPERATING ))
SUPER=01-John Rodman/GTE Mobilnet;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=they're operating
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VO-NAT


Rodman says changing the radio station, checking on kids in the back seat, and daydreaming may cause more accidents than cell phones.
A state police officer agrees driver inattention is dangerous.
He says drivers in our region do a good job of pulling off the road to use their phone, but that's NOT a great idea on the interstate.
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SOT 20:27:45
IN Q=WE DON'T

((VERN JONES/SALEM STATE POLICE: WE DON'T RECOMMEND THAT YOU STOP ON THAT PAVED SHOULDER, BECAUSE YOU ARE CREATING A HAZARD-- SOMEONE COULD RUN INTO THE BACK OF YOU. ))
SUPER=01-Vern Jones/Virginia State Police;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=back of you
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VO-NAT


Sergeant Jones also says he seriously doubts talking on the phone can be as hazardous as drinking and driving.
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2-P-Roanoke-Prospect


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=new industry


Roanoke is a top contender for a major industrial company.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The company's identity has NOT been released, but if Roanoke is chosen as the final site, it would create about 170 jobs.
The 22 acre site in consideration is in Roanoke's Center for Industry and Technology off Route 460.
The company's officials toured the land yesterday with Roanoke's top economic executives.
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E-Addison


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=NONE


Renovations at Addison Middle School are drawing a controversy.
Roanoke's chapter of the N- Double- A-C-P is calling for greater minority participation in public construction projects.
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SOT
IN Q=And it's not about

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: AND IT'S NOT ABOUT THE SIZE OF THE FIRM. IT'S ABOUT THE SIZE OF OUR WILLINGNESS, BECAUSE WE CAN MAKE THINGS HAPPEN AROUND THESE ISSUES IF WE CHOOSE TO.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=if we choose to.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Tuesday night, the City School Board hired a Roanoke architectural firm to design the improvements at Addison.
James Bumbry is a graduate of the school and a member of the committee that recommended the firm.
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SOT
IN Q=When it comes to selecting

((JAMES BUMBRY/SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBER: WHEN IT COMES TO SELECTING A CONTRACTOR, WE DON'T GO BY RACE OR WHATEVER. WE PICK THE ONE THAT'S BEST- QUALIFIED TO DO THE JOB AND THE COMMITTEE SELECTED THE BEST ONE TO DO THE JOB.))
SUPER=01-James Bumbry/Selection Committee Member;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=to do the job.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Martin Jeffrey says he is not criticizing the committee that selected Rife and Wood from the design firms that submitted proposals.
But he believes the city and the school system should search for creative ways to involve more minority firms in public construction projects.

E-State-Song


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=State Song


Virginia's state song moved yet another step closer to retirement.
But, there is still no sign of a tune to replace "Carry Me Back To Old Virginia".
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SOT 02:32:49
IN Q=And we've

((SEN. LOUISE LUCAS/D-PORTSMOUTH: AND WE'VE TALKED ABOUT THE LANGUAGE. BUT I THINK FOR SOME OF YOU IT'S BEEN SOME TIME SINCE YOU'VE HEARD THIS SONG. AND I'D LIKE TO PLAY IT FOR YOU NOW.))
nat sot 02:34:11

((SONG: THERE'S WHERE I LABORED SO HARD FOR OLD MASSA. DAY AFTER DAY IN THE FIELDS OF YELLOW CORN.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Louise Lucas/(D) Portsmouth;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=yellow corn.
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VO-NAT


Lucas sponsored the bill. Her boom box did the trick.
A House Committee voted to retire the song.
But it decided NOT to look for a new one.
Danville heritage supporters said their piece.
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SOT 02:48:34
IN Q=Down by

((TONY LUNDY/SONG SUPPORTER: DOWN BY THE OLD DISMAL SWAMP WHERE I'VE WANDERED. THAT'S WHERE THIS OLD DARKEY'S LIFE WILL PASS AWAY. MASSA AND MISSUS HAVE LONG GONE BEFORE ME -- We know the words, we know the words! IT'S A SONG OF CHRISTIAN LOVE OF THESE PEOPLE DYING AND BEING IN HEAVEN TOGETHER, AND I WOULD SAY THAT THAT MORE THAN THE WORDS IS WHAT SOME PEOPLE MAY FIND OFFENSIVE. I DO NOT. I THINK IT'S A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR OUR CHILDREN TO SING TODAY.))
SOT 02:54:24 tape two

((SEN. LUCAS: WE'RE SO TIRED OF THIS SONG THAT THAT WE WERE WILLING TO GET IN BED WITH A RATTLESNAKE TO GET IT TO BE GONE. NO YOU'RE NOT THE RATTLESNAKE. laughter.))
SUPER=01-Tony Lundy/Song Supporter;
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=(laughter)
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VO-NAT


The full House now takes up the controversy.
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P-Burns


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=va seal


Critically acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns was in Charlottesville yesterday, promoting his new documentary on the life of Thomas Jefferson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville


The creator of the "Civil War" and "Baseball" series spent four years shooting footage at Jefferson's mountaintop home, Monticello.
Burns calls Jefferson the most interesting character in American history.
He says his film tries to capture the complexities of one of our country's greatest statesmen.
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SOT 11:12:43
IN Q=Thomas Jefferson is

((KEN BURNS/FILMMAKER: THOMAS JEFFERSON IS AT THE HEART OF OUR FUTURE, AS WELL AS AT THE HEART OF OUR PAST. AND IN THREE HOURS, WHICH MAY SEEM LIKE A LONG TIME, ONE CAN ONLY GRAZE THE SURFACE OF A LIFE AS IMPORTANT AND AS FULL AS THOMAS JEFFERSON LED.))
SUPER=01-Ken Burns/Filmmaker; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=Thomas Jefferson led.
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VO-NAT


Monticello officials say the film should help spark even more interest in Jefferson and Virginia history.
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SOT 11:58:38
IN Q=We're not actively

((DAN JORDAN/MONTICELLO: WE'RE NOT ACTIVELY TRYING TO GET MORE PEOPLE TO COME, BUT WHAT WE ARE AFTER IS TRYING TO GET A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE MAN AND HIS LEGACY AND THE FILM ACHIEVES THAT.))
SUPER=01-Dan Jordan/Monticello; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=film achieves that.
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VO-NAT


Burns' series can be seen on PBS beginning February 18th.
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Airlines


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


American Airlines is canceling tomorrow's overseas flights.. in anticipation of a pilots' strike.
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VO-NAT


The company says it does not want planes sitting in other countries if the pilots' union goes through with a planned walkout Saturday morning.
At issue: wages, and American's plan to fly regional jets with lower paid pilots.
About a dozen Senators were at the White House yesterday urging President Clinton to use his powers to prevent a strike.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( SEN. BOB GRAHAM (D-FLA).: IN MY STATE OF FLORIDA, IT WOULD REPRESENT A TERRIFIC BLOW TO OUR MID-WINTER TOURIST SEASON IF THERE WAS A CESSATION OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS. SEN. BARBARA BOXER (D-Ca): CALIFORNIA OF COURSE WOULD BE VERY IMPACTED HERE. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT 36,000 PASSENGERS A DAY... ))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Graham/(D) Florida;
SUPER=01-Sen. Barbara Boxer/(D) California;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=passengers a day.
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VO-NAT


Under the law - Mr. Clinton can block a strike while a Presidential Emergency Board investigates and recommends the terms of a settlement.
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Discovery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=shuttle


Shuttle Discovery and its crew caught up to the Hubble telescope early this morning, following a two day pursuit.
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VO-NAT


The telescope is now locked in the shuttle's cargo bay.
Astronauts used the shuttle's long robot arm to capture the 13 ton telescope.
Spacewalking astronauts will begin a 230 million upgrade on Hubble tonight.
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Goldman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JJA
TAPE# NET A
GRAPHIC=Simpson


In yet another bizarre twist in the sage of O-J Simpson, Fred Goldman says he has an offer the former football great should not refuse.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica/Last Week;


Confess to the murders of son and Nicole Brown, and he'll give up claims to the multi-million dollar jury award.
The offer was made on a radio show.
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SOT 16:45:53
IN Q=

((FRED GOLDMAN: IF THE PERSON WHO'S NAME I DON'T USE THAT MURDERED MY SON WANTS TO WRITE OUT A COMPLETE CONFESSION AND PUBLISH IT IN NEWSPAPERS AROUND THE COUNTRY I WOULD BE GLAD TO IGNORE THE JUDGEMENT.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=IGNORE THE JUDGEMENT."
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VO-NAT


But O-J Simpson says he'll never confess to a crime he didn't commit.
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E-Coyner-Springs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-9
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Roanoke Juvenile Detention Home is no longer on probation.
Yesterday, the Virginia Board of Juvenile Justice voted to re-certify the center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Tuesday;


Members of the board toured the facility Tuesday, and were expected to consider the issue at a meeting in March.
But yesterdays, the board agreed to certify the facility for one year. The city must deliver a status report after three months.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The state placed the Coyner Springs facility on probation after inspectors found more than 30 violations of state standards.
But officials say they're impressed with improvements the city's made. 3-Sports

2-shot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mst
TAPE#96-
GRAPHIC=none


In sports,
The Daytona 500 will not take center center stage until this Sunday,
ANCHOR=Kimberly


but over 100-thousand fans are expected at the track today for two big qualifying races.
Double Boxes=Melanie/Kimberly and Mike/Starlink
ANCHOR=Melanie


Mike Stevens is live in Daytona, Mike...

Live=Mike Full/Starlink
SUPER=@mike1;
SUPER=06-Daytona Beach, FL;
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:a little uncertain at what to expect this afternoon.)
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SOT **Tape Rolled from StarLink**
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00
SUPER=01-Rusty Wallace/Starts 2nd in Second Race; :17
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Starts 11th in Second Race; :25
SUPER=01-Mike Skinner/Starts 1st in First Race; :57
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=Finish in that 125.




Live=Mike Full/Starlink
SUPER=06-Daytona Beach, FL;
( ad lib)



Double Boxes=Larry and Mike/Starlink




5-Heroin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=drug addiction


For the more than one million heroin addicts in this country, kicking the habit can be quite a challenge....many never succeed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


But an experimental procedure is taking the sting out of heroin detoxification with some impressive results.
The procedure is known as UROD-- Ultra Rapid Opiate Detoxification.
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SOT 01:45:48
IN Q=We consider this

((WE CONSIDER THIS TO BE A MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH.FOR THE FIRST TIME, INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE ADDICTED TO OPIATES ARE BE DETOXED PAINLESSLY IN ONE DAY. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in one day.
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VO-NAT


The Center for Investigation and Treatment of Addiction started the study six months ago in New York.
Experts say UROD is effective for patients addicted to natural or synthetic drugs-- such as heroin, methadone, and opium....and prescription painkillers such as morphine and demorol.
Doctors say unlike any other treatment in the world, UROD can provide 100-percent detoxification in 24 hours-- compared to other treatments that can take up to 30 days.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Still, there is a relapse rate of about 40-percent, lower though than conventional programs.

5-STD


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=STD


Researchers are testing a vaccine for a sexually transmitted disease believed to cause cervical cancer.
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VO-NAT


The study, underway at the University of Rochester, will give the vaccine to about 100 people.
They hope the participants become immunized against the human papilloma virus, which is linked to cervical cancer and some types of penile cancer.
The virus is believed to affect up to 40 million people in the U-S.
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E-Henry-Industry


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


Beaver Creek Industrial Park in Henry County is home to one of the area's newest employers.
Five-B's, the nation's largest computerized embroidery firm, is moving in.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Governor Allen and local dignitaries were on hand in Henry County yesterday afternoon for the announcement.
The Ohio based company plans to hire one- thousand workers over the next five years.
Company officials say most of the jobs will be labor intensive.
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SOT
IN Q=The average

((TODD BILES/5B'S PRESIDENT:THE AVERAGE WAGE STARTING WITHIN THE SEVEN TO EIGHT DOLLAR RANGE, WHICH, YOU KNOW OBVIOUSLY, WE WANT TO BE COMPETITIVE WITH THE APPAREL INDUSTRY, SO WE'RE STILL EVALUATING THE LABOR MARKET, THE WAGES, AND WE'RE GOING TO COME IN WITH COMPETITIVE WAGES, BECAUSE WE WANT TO GET GOOD PEOPLE. GOV. GEORGE ALLEN:OBVIOUSLY THE 10- MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT AND THOUSAND NEW JOBS ARE A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN VIRGINIA AND I THANK YOU, EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU, LELAND, VICCI, TODD, THE WHOLE 5B'S GANG, THANK YOU ALL FOR MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION IN COMING TO THE WINNING STATE, IN THIS DECISION. ))
SUPER=01-Todd Biles/5B's President; :
SUPER=@Allen; :14
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=this decision.
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VO-NAT


Five-B's was formed in 19-80 by Lee and Vicci Biles and their three children.
They hope to begin operations next month.
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P-Roanoke-Prospect


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=new industry


Henry County is not the only are courting new business.
Roanoke is a top contender for a major industrial company.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The company's identity has NOT been released, but if Roanoke is chosen as the final site, it would create about 170 jobs.
The 22 acre site in consideration is in Roanoke's Center for Industry and Technology off Route 460.
The company's officials toured the land yesterday with Roanoke's top economic executives.
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Cell-phones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-11)
GRAPHIC=Cell Phones


Driver inattention causes many accidents in our area.
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine says talking on the phone while Driving can be just as dangerous as Drinking and Driving.
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VO-NAT

national video
The study concludes using a cell phone while driving quadruples the risk of an accident.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A manager for G-T-E Mobilnet says new customers receive notice about the hazards of cell phone usage when they sign up for a plan.
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SOT 21:12:34
IN Q=people have been

((JOHN RODMAN/GTE MOBILNET GENERAL MANAGER: PEOPLE HAVE BEEN DRIVING CARS FOR ALMOST 100 YEARS NOW, AND THERE ARE CERTAINLY OTHER DISTRACTIONS THAT FOLKS CAN FACE WHEN THEY'RE OPERATING ))
SUPER=01-John Rodman/GTE Mobilnet;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=they're operating
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VO-NAT


A state police officer agrees driver inattention is dangerous.
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SOT 20:28:03
IN Q=you're not devoting

((:YOU'RE NOT DEVOTING FULL ATTENTION TO YOUR DRIVING, AND IN JUST A MATTER OF A SECOND, SOMETHING COULD HAPPEN))
SUPER=01-Vern Jones/Virginia State Police;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=COULD HAPPEN
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VO-NAT


Sergeant Jones also says he seriously doubts talking on the phone can be as hazardous as drinking and driving.
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S-Monty-Administrator


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=None


Montgomery County's new administrator is coming home to the New River Valley.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


The board of supervisors yesterday announced it has hired Jeff Johnson, a Giles County native and former Craig County administrator.
SUPER=03-New Castle/April 1988;


Johnson has held the same position in Nelson County, and yesterday announced his resignation from Brunswick County, where he currently serves as administrator.
Johnson succeeds Betty Thomas, who is retiring from Montgomery County at the end of March after 24 years with the county.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=college hoops


In college hoops,
A number of three-pointers helped North Carolina-Wilmington to a 61-53 victory over James Madison.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/VCU/73//East Carolina/67///j/Roanoke/95//Eastern Menn./75///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/American/67//Richmond/66////Emory & Henry/89/j/Guilford/91///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Ferrum/75/j/N.C. Wesleyan/91////JMU/53/j/N.C. Wilmington/61///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/W & L/79/j/Lynchburg/89////Hamp.-Sydney/75/j/Va. Wesleyan/94///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Wake Forest#2/55//Clemson/49///j/UNC#16/45//N.C. State/44///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Kansas#1/104//Oklahoma St./72///j/Minnesota#3/70//Purdue/67///;
RUNS=:42

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